Pets And Divorce

So You are getting divorced, maybe you have kids, maybe you don’t. Maybe your kids are in fact  a 3 year old Springer Spaniel named Duke or an 8 year old […]

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How Can I Save Money On My Divorce?   (secret contained below!)

Divorce On The Cheap In Minnesota Save Money During Divorce | Your relationship with your spouse has hit the point of no return, and you know you can’t work it […]

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Annulments In Minnesota? Sometimes!

There is some confusion regarding what an annulment is in Minnesota Divorce cases. First let’s be clear what an annulment is not. An Annulment has nothing to do with the […]

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Filing Fees In A Minnesota Divorce

INTRO: I had a client get very irate the other day when he got a bill for “filing fees” in his divorce case, I guess I don’t blame him the […]

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Your Spouse Is Cheating…But Does It Matter In A MN Divorce?
Divorce and Bankruptcy—Minnesota Law

Divorce and bankruptcy together:  sometimes life just isn’t going well.  When these two issues collide, there are extra legal consequences to be aware of.  There are two possibilities to consider […]

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Minnesota Divorce, Alternative-Style!

Arbitration | What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the word “divorce”? For many people, it’s a lawyer. And for good I reason–in most circumstances, […]

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How Long Does It Take To Divide A Retirement Account?

Divide a Retirement Plan | As we discussed in a previous post on retirement and QDRO’s we know that 401(k)s are divided by using a legal document called a QDRO. […]

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What County Can I File For Divorce In?

If you or your spouse has lived in Minnesota for at least 180 days you can file for a divorce in Minnesota. This leads to the next question, what county […]

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Can I Change My Judge In A Minnesota Divorce Case?

In Minnesota, you cannot “pick” your Judge for your divorce case, but you can remove the Judge, once, very easily. The rule is Minn. R. Civ. Procedure 63.03 . As […]

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How Do I Divide A 401k During My Divorce?  (Hint: it’s a QDRO!)

QDRO is short for a Qualified Domestic Relations Order. This is an order that allows you transfer either portions or a whole retirement account between you and your spouse without […]

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Attorney Client Confidentiality And Your Divorce Lawyer

Recently, I was at a dinner party and I was asked about how a fairly high profile divorce (where I represent the wife) was going. I responded with a basic […]

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Finding A Good Minnesota Farm Divorce Lawyer

Farm Divorce | So, you or your spouse own a farm and now you are getting divorced. You think that any Minnesota divorce lawyer will do right? Wrong. Unfortunately, many […]

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What’s a guardian ad litem and what do they have to do with child custody?

If you are involved in a Minnesota custody dispute, your lawyer or a judge might have brought up the topic of a guardian ad litem with you. A guardian ad […]

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What To Do If Your Ex Doesn’t Show For A Parenting Time Exchange?

Parenting Exchange | The Decree says that the exchange will happen at 6:00, you arrive at the location, 6:15 comes, then 6:30 and no word from your ex.  Kids are […]

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